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Key service measures for 2020-2021 - community supervision

KEY SERVICE MEASURES  2016/17 2017/182018/19
​2019/20
2020/21
Number of background reports and assessments completed for young offenders appearing at court4,299
4,426
​4,435
​3,980
3,440
Number of community-based orders commencing4,6675,025​5,312
​5,163
5,133
Number of individual young offenders commencing supervision in the community1,5761,616​1,620
​1,564
1,513
Number of hours of community service work allocated to young offenders13,11712,119
​9,881
​8,736
7,974

Source: DCJ/YJ BA. Effective date 3 July 2021.


Number of community-based orders commencing

Definition of community-based orders commencing: this is the number of community-based orders from the Children's Court issued in the financial year for supervision by Youth Justice NSW.

This chart shows the number of community-based orders commencing over the past five years from 2016-17 to 2020-21. In 2016-17, 4,667 community-based orders commenced. In 2017-18, 5,025 community-based orders commenced. In 2018-19, 5,312 community-based orders commenced. In 2019-21, 5,163 community-based orders commenced. In 2020-21, 5,133 community-based orders commenced.

Number of community-based orders completed

This chart shows the number and percentage of community-based orders completed over the past five years from 2016-17 to 2020-21. In 2016-17, 4,533 (81.2%) of community-based orders were completed. In 2017-18, 4,938 (82.1%) community-based orders were completed. In 2018-19, 5,601 (84.6%) community-based orders were completed. In 2019-20, 5,418 (84.5%) community-based orders were completed. In 2020-21, 5,609 (88.4%) community-based orders were completed.

Number of bail supervisions

This chart shows the number of bail supervisions over the past five years from 2016-17 to 2020-21. In 2016-17, there were 710 bail supervisions. In 2017-18, there were 651 bail supervisions. In 2018-19, there were 634 bail supervisions. In 2019-20, there were 692 bail supervisions. In 2020-21, there were 523 bail supervisions.

Number of remand interventions

This chart shows the number of remand interventions over the past five years from 2016-17 to 2020-21. In 2016-17, there were 2,798 remand interventions. In 2017-18, there were 2,908 remand interventions. In 2018-19, there were 3,183 remand interventions. In 2019-20, there were 3,308 remand interventions. In 2020-21, there were 3,158 remand interventions.